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  • NBA notes: Luol Deng agrees to contract with Miami Heat

    Free-agent forward Luol Deng agreed to a two-year, $20-million deal with the Miami Heat, the Chicago Tribune reported. Dallas, Atlanta and Phoenix had also been pursuing the 10-year NBA veteran. Deng turned down a three-year, $30-million offer from...
  • Comcast profit jumps 15%, fueled by Internet service growth

    Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter profit increased 15% as more customers signed up for its high-speed Internet and phone service. The Philadelphia cable giant generated net income of $1.99 billion, or 76 cents a share, compared to $1.73 billion, or 65...
  • Theme-park spending helps drive Comcast earnings growth

    Theme-park spending helps drive Comcast earnings growth
    Higher attendance and per-capita spending at Universal Orlando and Comcast Corp.'s other theme parks drove a 12.8 percent year-over-year jump in second-quarter revenue for the properties, the company reported Tuesday. The theme parks generated $615...
  • World Cup: Univision Puts Live-Streaming Behind Pay-TV Wall for Final Rounds

    Univision Communications let anyone in the U.S. watch its broadcasts of the opening rounds of the 2014 FIFA World Cup live online and via mobile devices -- and scored record digital usage. The media company said Tuesday's USA-Belgium match delivered a...
  • FCC Names Teams to Review Comcast-TWC, AT&T-DirecTV Mergers

    Two lawyers formerly with the Justice Department's Antitrust Division will lead FCC review teams looking into the proposed mergers of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and AT&T with DirecTV. Hillary Burchuk, trial attorney with the FCC's office of general...
  • Sun Valley: Barry Diller Defends Tinder CEO, Talks Aereo's Future

    IAC/InterActiveCorp Chairman Barry Diller expressed support for embattled Tinder Chief Executive Officer Sean Rad at the annual Allen & Co. media and technology conference on Thursday. Rad's leadership of the dating app is being scrutinized following a...
  • Sun Valley: Diane von Fürstenberg Sports Google Glass, Brian Grazer Talks Creativity

    Diane von Fürstenberg hawked Google Glass, CBS chief Les Moonves said "The Good Wife" was "robbed" of an Emmy nomination and Disney head Bob Iger poked good-natured fun at the media's obsession with mergers and deal-making. It was just a typical day...
  • Comcast to swap customers with Charter in an effort to ease TWC deal

    Cable companies Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications have agreed to a complex $19.5-billion deal to divvy up subscribers — including parts of Los Angeles, Riverside and Ventura counties. Comcast is already attempting to take over Time Warner...
  • Seth Rogen Gained Weight to Go Shirtless With Zac Efron in 'Neighbors'

    Though school isn't quite out yet for UCLA students, Universal started the summer season early with its Monday premiere of "Neighbors" at Westwood's New Regency theater. Stars Seth Rogen and Zac Efron were joined by Dave Franco, Ike Barinholtz,...
  • Comcast CEO: We Have Fewer Subscribers Than Netflix, Even After Time Warner Deal

    Comcast continues to paint Netflix as a competitor, as the cable giant keeps trying to make the case that it needs to swallow Time Warner Cable to have a presence on a national scale - and compete with what it portrays as surging digital-video rivals....
  • Anand Kini Named EVP, Strategy and Business Insights At NBCU

    NBCUniversal promoted Anand Kini to executive vice president of strategy and business insight, and said the executive would report to Steve Burke, the chief executive of the company and join the NBCUniversal Executive Committee. In this new role, Kini...